Linkin Park returns with its seventh studio album, ‘One More Light.’ Unfortunately, fans wanting more bite will get more pop instead.
Paramore returns with an ambitious, energetic fifth studio album, ‘After Laughter.’
The National returns with “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness,” the promo single for its seventh studio album, Sleep Well Beast.
Alternative virtual band Gorillaz returns with an ambitious and quirky, yet enjoyable fifth studio album, ‘Humanz.’ ‘Humanz’ is star-studded.
Father John Misty (Josh Tillman) delivers one of the year’s most demanding, yet well-rounded albums with ‘Pure Comedy.’
Alternative, Indie-rock darlings Spoon shine on ‘Hot Thoughts,’ successfully tweaking their sound and expanding the horizons.
The Single Wrap-Up runs down the list of singles and tracks reviewed over the past week. Ed Sheeran, “How Would You Feel (Paean),” is this week’s best bet.
The Flaming Lips return after more than a two-year hiatus with ‘Oczy Mlody,’ yet another intriguing, if weird, addition to their distinct discography.
The xx return with cool, calm, and collected third album, ‘I See You.’ Chemistry, production, and vocals are major selling points.
Frank Ocean returns with an exceptional sophomore album, ‘Blonde.’